Rachid Kaina

Rachid Kaina Resume

OZARK (65721) Etats-Unis



Repeated success devising and executing global growth strategies for both start-up and established businesses. Broad-based experience spanning industrial manufacturing, durable consumer goods and semiconductor. Skilled at identifying and driving strategic programs and partnerships opportunities. Adept at quickly understanding markets, customers, business drivers and operations to build business plans that are achievable and sustainable. Team-based leadership and solid international business experience—multilingual fluency. Holds MBA, MS and Ph.D. from top tier schools.

Expériences professionnelles

Vice president business and product development

Tuthill Corp , Springfield - CDI

De Mars 2014 à Aujourd'hui

Leading strategic marketing and global business strategy formulation to achieve 20% (year over year growth) and 1% (top financial performance). Execution of growth and performance improvement initiatives encompassing new products development, building a performing team, product-line management, marketing intelligence/analytics and marketing communications. Member of the executive leadership team.

Global platform director

DANFOSS , Arkadelphia

De Août 2011 à Février 2014

Leading the growth of a business unit with direct reports in USA, China and France. Full product line P&L responsibility. Global business and marketing strategies formulation and execution. Driving product lifecycle management and operational excellence. Member of the executive leadership team.

General manager - marketing & strategy

Microstaq Inc. , Austin

De Mars 2007 à Avril 2011

Initially hired to develop go-to market strategies for novel MEMS valve technology and promoted within 6 months after playing leading role in successful turnaround, identifying new business opportunity in the HVAC/R market and articulating a vision for the company. Charged with building a business unit from the ground up and securing $22.5M in funding. Member of the executive leadership team.

Marketing director

American Standard , Piscataway nj

De Février 2005 à Février 2007

Stepped in to newly created position to revitalize USA/Canada/Mexico business that was losing brand leadership and facing issues with product performance, scope, and service. Directly accountable for P&L of $138M business and $2.5M marketing budget. Challenged to reverse margin and market share decline.

Marketing manager

Emerson Electric Co. , Sidney oh

De Juin 2000 à Janvier 2005

Served as right hand person to VP/Managing Director for newly created business unit in Middle East & Africa (MEA). Assisted starting-up business unit in Dubai and managing $133M. Drove formulation of business strategy, business development and marketing activities. Led financial evaluation and modeling scenarios for organic and partnership growth programs.

Product marketing manager

Emerson Electric Co. , Hong kong

De Juillet 1998 à Février 2000

Selected by company’s Asia president to commercialize new compressor product line based on advanced Scroll technology. Devised and carried out go-to-market plans in 9 countries as part of a major growth program to secure a lead position in the non-residential segment.

Marketing engineer

Emerson Electric Co. , Sidney oh

De Juillet 1996 à Juin 1998

Supported market needs of Asia, Latin America, and Europe regions at U.S. based headquarters.

Senior project engineer

Emerson Electric Co. , Sidney oh

De Novembre 1994 à Juin 1996

Reduced noise emissions of $450M compressor product line.

Formations complémentaires


University of Chicago Booth School of Businesss

0000 à 2004


Florida Atlantic University - Ocean Engineering

0000 à 1993

Parcours officiels

Ecole Centrale Paris – Ingénieur – Océan – 1989


Français - Courant

Anglais - Courant

Arabe - Courant


Analyse de la valeur
Conduite de projets
Organisation d'entreprise
Relations internationales
Systèmes de gestion d'entreprise
Product marketing
Analyse financière
Profit and Loss

Centres d'intérêt

  • golf
  • natation
  • tennis
  • voyages